Tuesday, October 15, 2019

13th Annual Prechter Lecture featuring Pete Earley

6:00 PM to 9:00 PM

University of Michigan
A. Alfred Taubman Biomedical Science Research Bldg
Kahn Auditorium
109 Zina Pitcher Place, Ann Arbor, MI, 48109

Pete Earley
Author of: Crazy - A Father's Search Through America's Mental Health Madness

› Keynote speaker Pete Earley, author of CRAZY
› Panel discussion* about:
     *mental health care in the justice system
      *the present & future of research in bipolar disorder
› Reception -- Book signing during the reception with books available for purchase.

This is a FREE event, but we ask that you pre-register via this link:



› Offering a live webcast: Click here on October 15 at 6pm EST to watch the event live. 

Pete Earley

Parents of the mentally ill should find solace and food for thought in [this book’s] pages.
- Publishers Weekly

Explores the mind-boggling mess that America’s mental health system has become and champions the case for reform.”
- Rocky Mountain News


*The panel discussion will be moderated by Melvin McInnis, M.D., research director of the Heinz C. Prechter Bipolar Research Program

Panelists will be:
-Author Pete Earley 
-Debra Pinals, M.D., medical director of behavioral health and forensic programs for the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services and
Clinical Professor of Psychiatry; Director, Program in Psychiatry, Law and Ethics, University of Michigan Medical School Department of Psychiatry and Adjunct Clinical Professor, University of Michigan Law School
-Maria Bastida, MS, APRN, Nurse Practitioner
-Charles Graham Jr., PhD, LMSW, MA, Therapist and Psychologist
-A Prechter Program research participant who lives with bipolar disorder 


The University of Michigan Frances and Kenneth Eisenberg and Family Depression Center is an approved provider with the Michigan Social Work Continuing Education Collaborative. Approved Provider Number: MICEC-0063. This program is approved for 2.0 Clock Hours.


Sponsored by:
• A gift in memory of James Munro Leaf
• Frederick S. Upton Foundation